Nicki Minaj Backup Dancer Bit By Snake During VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj Backup Dancer Bit By Snake During VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj Backup Dancer Bit By Snake During VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj Backup Dancer Bit By Snake During VMA Rehearsal

TMZ reports that one of Nicki Minaj’s backup dancers was bitten by a snake during rehearsals for the VMAs. According to MTV, the offending snake was a six-foot boa constrictor named Rocky, who has been in the entertainment industry for fifteen years. Boa constrictors are not venomous, though they can transmit infections. The dancer was treated by a medic on-site and then taken to the hospital as an extra precaution. A different snake, either another boa constrictor or a python, will take Rocky’s place during the actual performance. In the meantime, Minaj should probably hit up Britney to get some advice on how to handle large reptiles during a show.

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